January 14, 2019

Human/General Microbiome

Establishment of vaginal microbiota composition in early pregnancy and its association with subsequent preterm prelabor rupture of the fetal membranes – Richard G. Brown – Translational Research

Sex differences in the gut microbiota as potential determinants of gender predisposition to disease – Jose A. Santos‐Marcos – Molecular Nutrition and Food Research

AllergoOncology: microbiota in allergy and cancer – an EAACI position paper – E Untersmayr – Allergy

Comment: Gut microbiota and hypertension – Jun-ichi Oyama – Hypertension Research

Comment: Host-microbiota interactions: from holobiont theory to analysis – Jean-Christophe Simon – Microbiome

Longitudinal Analyses of Gut-Associated Bacterial Microbiota in Ulcerative Colitis Patients – Luma Al-Bayati – Archives of Iranian Medicine

What is the Healthy Gut Microbiota Composition? A Changing Ecosystem across Age, Environment, Diet, and Diseases – Emanuele Rinninella – Microorganisms

A Prospective Study In Severely Injured Patients Reveals An Altered Gut Microbiome Is Associated With Transfusion Volume – Susannah E. Nicholson – Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Review: Integration of microbiology, molecular pathology, and epidemiology: a new paradigm to explore the pathogenesis of microbiome-driven neoplasms – Tsuyoshi Hamada – The Journal of Pathology

Review: Targeting gut microbiota with dietary components on cancer: Effects and potential mechanisms of action – Jun Tao – Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition

Disorganized Gut Microbiome Contributed to Liver Cirrhosis Progression: A Meta-Omics-Based Study – Li Shao – Frontiers in Microbiology

Review: Leveraging Multilayered “Omics” Data for Atopic Dermatitis: A Road Map to Precision Medicine – Debajyoti Ghosh – Frontiers in Immunology

Systemic instruction of cell-mediated immunity by the intestinal microbiome – John Grainger – F1000Research

Fecal microbiota transplantation in refractory ulcerative colitis – a case report – B. D. Moutinho – Journal of International Medical Research

Current Opinion: Acne, the Skin Microbiome, and Antibiotic Treatment – Haoxiang Xu – American Journal of Clinical Dermatology

Fusobacterium nucleatum promotes chemoresistance to 5-fluorouracil by upregulation of BIRC3 expression in colorectal cancer – Sheng Zhang – Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research

Enteric dysbiosis and fecal calprotectin expression in premature infants – Thao T. B. Ho – Pediatric Research

 

Animal Models

Obesity Aggravates Acute Pancreatitis via Damaging Intestinal Mucosal Barrier and Changing Microbiota Composition in Rats – Cheng Ye – Scientific Reports

Asperlin Stimulates Energy Expenditure and Modulates Gut Microbiota in HFD-Fed Mice – Chongming Wu – Marine Drugs

Preventive Effect of Spontaneous Physical Activity on the Gut-Adipose Tissue in a Mouse Model That Mimics Crohn’s Disease Susceptibility – Florie Maillard – Cells

Lactobacillus sakei Alleviates High-fat Diet-induced Obesity and Anxiety in Mice by Inducing AMPK Activation and SIRT1 Expression and Inhibiting Gut Microbiota-mediated NF-κB Activation – Hyo‐Min Jang – Molecular Nutrition and Food Research

The Metabolic Response to a Low Amino Acid Diet is Independent of Diet-Induced Shifts in the Composition of the Gut Microbiome – Heidi H. Pak – Scientific Reports

 

More Animal Microbiomes

Generational conservation of composition and diversity of field-acquired midgut microbiota in Anopheles gambiae (sensu lato) during colonization in the laboratory – Jewelna Akorli – Parasites & Vectors

Potential role of host-derived quorum quenching in modulating bacterial colonization in the moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita – Nancy Weiland-Bräuer – Scientific Reports

 

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

Review: Effect of Food Structure and Processing on (Poly)phenol-Gut Microbiota Interactions and the Effects on Human Health – Francisco A. Tomás-Barberán – Annual Reviews of Food Science and Technology

Dietary Fructooligosaccharide and Glucomannan Alter Gut Microbiota and Improve Bone Metabolism in Senescence-Accelerated Mouse – Kenichi Tanabe – Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

 

Plant Microbiome

Characterizing both bacteria and fungi improves understanding of the Arabidopsis root microbiome – Joy Bergelson – Scientific Reports

 

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January 4, 2019

Highlights of today’s Digest include: animal microbiomes from snakes to bald eagles to porcupines, studies of bacteria promoting plant growth, and a nice review of ‘omics in fermented foods. Happy reading!

Human oral microbiome
Microcosm biofilms cultured from different oral niches in periodontitis patients – Fabian Cieplik – Journal of Oral Microbiology

Xylitol and sorbitol effects on the microbiome of saliva and plaque – Reisha Rafeek – Journal of Oral Microbiology

Human vaginal microbiome
Vaginal microbiome variances in sample groups categorized by clinical criteria of bacterial vaginosis – Hui-Mei Chen – BMC Genomics

Human gut microbiome
Five years of fecal microbiota transplantation – an update of the Israeli experience – Sharon A Greenberg – World Journal of Gastroenterology

Review: Association between the intestinal microbiota and allergic sensitization, eczema, and asthma: A systematic review – Petra Zimmermann – Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Interplay between food and gut microbiota in health and disease – Niels Banhos Danneskiold-Samsøe – Food Research International

Gut microbiome changes in overweight male adults following bowel preparation – Hui-Mei Chen – BMC Genomics

Animal Microbiome
Preprint: Bacterial Diversity in Feces of Wild Bald Eagles, Turkey Vultures and Common Ravens from the Pacific Northwest Coast, U.S.A. – Rocio Crespo – bioRxiv

Next-generation sequencing analysis reveals high bacterial diversity in wild venomous and non-venomous snakes from India – Sajesh Puthenpurackal Krishnankutty – Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases

Understanding the roles of surface proteins in regulation of Lactobacillus pentosus HC-2 to immune response and bacterial diversity in midgut of Litopenaeus vannamei – Yang Du – Fish & Shellfish Immunology

Characterization of novel lignocellulose-degrading enzymes from the porcupine microbiome using synthetic metagenomics – Mackenzie Thornbury – PLOS One

Plant, root, and soil microbiome
Review: Planting the Microbiome – Jennifer K. Spinler – Trends in Microbiology

Arabidopsis thaliana responds to colonisation of Piriformospora indica by secretion of symbiosis-specific proteins – Johannes Thürich – PLOS One

Screening of plant growth promotion ability among bacteria isolated from field-grown sorghum under different managements in Brazilian drylands – Jéssica Fernanda da Silva – World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology

Streptomyces: implications and interactions in plant growth promotion – Oluwaseyi Samuel Olanrewaju – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Mycorrhizal features and leaf traits covary at the community level during primary succession – J. Rasmus P. Jespersen – Fungal Ecology

Microbial communities controlling methane and nutrient cycling in leach field soils – Cristina P.Fernandez-Baca – Water Research

Gradients of three coastal environments off the South China Sea and their impacts on the dynamics of heterotrophic microbial communities – Xianhua Liu – Science of the Total Environment

New insights into the impact of nZVI on soil microbial biodiversity and functionality – Carmen Fajardo – Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A

Syntrophic effect of indigenous and inoculated microorganisms in the leaching of rare earth elements from Western Australian monazite – Melissa K.Corbett – Research in Microbiology

Removal of veterinary antibiotics in constructed wetland microcosms – Response of bacterial communities – Filipa Santos – Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

Water and extremophile microbiome
Bacterial diversity in the water column of meromictic Lake Cadagno and evidence for seasonal dynamics – Francesco Danza – PLOS One

Microbial community succession and pollutants removal of a novel carriers enhanced duckweed treatment system for rural wastewater in Dianchi Lake basin – Guoke Chen – Bioresource Technology

Food Microbiology
Omics in traditional vegetable fermented foods and beverages – Jocelin Rizo – Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition

Preprint: Construction of synthetic microbiota for reproducible flavor metabolism in Chinese light aroma type liquor produced by solid-state fermentation – Qun Wu – bioRxiv

Bioinformatics
A latent allocation model for the analysis of microbial composition and disease – Ko Abe – BMC Bioinformatics

Techniques
Metatranscriptomic and thermodynamic insights into medium-chain fatty acid production using an anaerobic microbiome – Matthew J. Scarborough – mSystems

December 22, 2018

Have a good weekend! Today, we have several studies about different compounds with beneficial effects in human and animal models.

 

General Microbiome

Review: Functions of the Microbiota for the Physiology of Animal Metaorganisms – Esser D – Journal of Innate Immunology

Feasibility of shotgun metagenomics to assess microbial ecology of pediatric tracheostomy tubes – James C. Wang – The Laryngoscope

Review: Microbiota and Food Allergy – Shang-An Shu – Clinical Reviews in Allergy & Immunology

Review: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the Era of the Human Microbiome: Persistent Pathogens Drive Chronic Symptoms by Interfering With Host Metabolism, Gene Expression, and Immunity – Amy Proal – Frontiers in Pediatrics

Alterations in the Gut Microbiota and Metabolite Profiles of Thyroid Carcinoma Patients – Jing Feng – International Journal of Cancer

Review: Zero tolerance! A perspective on monogenic disorders with defective regulatory T cells and IBD-like disease – Ussama M. Abdel‐Motal – Immunological Reviews

Review shows that donor milk does not promote the growth and development of preterm infants as well as maternal milk – Anna‐Lena Hård – Acta Paedriatica

An Investigation Into Physical Frailty as a Link Between the Gut Microbiome and Cognitive Health – Serena Verdi – Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience

Review: Microorganisms’ Footprint in Neurodegenerative Diseases – Mona Dehhaghi – Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience

Impact of dietary fiber supplementation on modulating microbiota-host-metabolic axes in obesity – Shyamchand Mayengbam – The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry

Gut microbiome-based secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene clusters detection in Parkinson’s disease – Shengqin Wang – Neuroscience Letters

Different host factors are associated with patterns in bacterial and fungal gut microbiota in Slovenian healthy cohort – Aleksander Mahnic – PLOS One

Childhood Asthma: Advances Using Machine Learning and Mechanistic Studies – Sejal Saglani – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Assessing the Influence of Dietary History on Gut Microbiota – Bo Yang  – Current Microbiology

Review: The Role of Microbiome in Insomnia, Circadian Disturbance and Depression – Yuanyuan Li – Frontiers in Psychiatry

Gut microbiota and overweight in 3-year old children – Anne M. Karvonen – International Journal of Obesity

Gut microbiota composition and functional changes in inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome – Arnau Vich Vila – Science Translational Medicine

Hydrogen cross-feeders of the human gastrointestinal tract – Nick W. Smith – Gut Microbes

A Metabologenomic Approach Reveals Changes in the Intestinal Environment of Mice Fed on American Diet – Chiharu Ishii – International Journal of Molecular Sciences

 

Built Environment

Bacterial communities in the digester bed and liquid effluent of a microflush composting toilet system – Laura E. Williams​ – PeerJ

 

Food Microbiome

Microbiota composition of dadih – a traditional fermented buffalo milk of West Sumatra – Koen Venema – Letters in Applied Microbiology

 

Beneficial Microbes and Compounds

Book Chapter: Use of Probiotics to Prevent Celiac Disease and IBD in Pediatrics – Gloria Serena – Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series

Review: Dietary compounds and traditional Chinese medicine ameliorate type 2 diabetes by modulating gut microbiota – Qixing Nie – Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition

Antidiabetic Potential of Green Seaweed Enteromorpha prolifera Flavonoids Regulating Insulin Signaling Pathway and Gut Microbiota in Type 2 Diabetic Mice – Xin Yan – Journal Of Food Science

Effects of bifidobacteria-produced exopolysaccharides on human gut microbiota in vitro – Guiyang Liu – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Dietary geraniol ameliorates intestinal dysbiosis and relieves symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome patients: a pilot study – Fernando Rizzello – BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Resveratrol-Induced White Adipose Tissue Browning in Obese Mice by Remodeling Fecal Microbiota – Weiyao Liao – Molecules

DHA-phospholipids (DHA-PL) and EPA-phospholipids (EPA-PL) prevent intestinal dysfunction induced by chronic stress – Wanxiu Cao – Food and Function

Chlorophyllin Modulates Gut Microbiota and Inhibits Intestinal Inflammation to Ameliorate Hepatic Fibrosis in Mice – Han Zheng – Frontiers in Physiology

Modulation of Gut Microbiota by Lonicera caerulea L. Berry Polyphenols in a Mouse Model of Fatty Liver Induced by High Fat Diet – Shusong Wu – Molecules

 

Pathogen Research

Peptide Ligands of AmiA, AliA, and AliB Proteins Determine Pneumococcal Phenotype – Fauzy Nasher – Frontiers in Microbiology

Inhibiting antibiotic-resistant Enterobacteriaceae by microbiota-mediated intracellular acidification – Matthew T. Sorbara – Journal of Experimental Medicine

 

Environmental Microbiome

Bacterial Epibiotic Communities of Ubiquitous and Abundant Marine Diatoms Are Distinct in Short- and Long-Term Associations – Klervi Crenn – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

Plant Microbiome

Minireview: Plant health: feedback effect of root exudates-rhizobiome interactions – Oluwaseyi Samuel Olanrewaju – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

 

Techniques

A robust, cost-effective method for DNA, RNA and protein co-extraction from soil, other complex microbiomes, and pure cultures – C. E. Thorn – Molecular Ecology Resources

 

More Microbes

An Update on the Evolution of Glucosyltransferase (Gtf) Genes in Streptococcus – Rong-Rong Xu – Frontiers in Microbiology

Repeated Evolutionary Transitions of Flavobacteria from Marine to Non-Marine Habitats – Hao Zhang – Environmental Microbiology

Genome-Guided Identification of Organohalide-Respiring Deltaproteobacteria from the Marine Environment – Jie Liu – mBio

 

December 20, 2018

In the wait of Christmas weekend and holidays, some quick reading for updates in microbiome field. Today’s digest include articles on improving metagenomic data analysis and integrating different -omics datasets; review article on potential of microbiome to address antimicrobial resistance and meta-analysis on benefits of probiotic supplements in kidney disease.

General microbiome

Microbiome as a tool and a target in the effort to address antimicrobial resistance – David A. Relman – PNAS

Gut microbiota and health: connecting actors across the metabolic system – F. Fava – Proceedings of the Nutrition Society

Dietary sugar silences a colonization factor in a mammalian gut symbiont – Guy E. Townsend II – PNAS

Human gut microbiome

Genomic variation and strain-specific functional adaptation in the human gut microbiome during early life – Tommi Vatanen – Nature Microbiology

Phylogenetic barriers to horizontal transfer of antimicrobial peptide resistance genes in the human gut microbiota – Bálint Kintses – Nature Microbiology

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for the Critically Ill Patient – Berkeley N. Limketkai – Nutrition in Clinical Practice

Effects of probiotic supplements on the progression of chronic kidney disease: a meta‐analysis – Sibei Tao – Nephrology

Signatures within the esophageal microbiome are associated with host genetics, age, and disease – Nandan P. Deshpande – Microbiome

Human oral microbiome

Oral microbiomes in children with asthma and dental caries – Sergey V. Cherkasov – Oral Diseases

Animal experiments

Microbial fermentation of flaxseed fibers modulates the transcriptome of GPR41-expressing enteroendocrine cells and protects mice against diet-induced obesity – Tulika Arora – Americal Journal of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism

Transcriptome-wide reprogramming of N6-methyladenosine modification by the mouse microbiome – Xiaoyun Wang – Cell Research

Antidepressant treatment modulates the gut microbiome and metabolome during pregnancy and lactation in rats with a depressive-like phenotype – Anouschka S. Ramsteijn – BioRxiv

Association of gut microbiota composition and function with a senescence-accelerated mouse model of Alzheimer’s Disease using 16S rRNA gene and metagenomic sequencing analysis – Weijun Peng – Aging

Prebiotics and synbiotics – in ovo delivery for improved lifespan condition in chicken – M. Siwek – BMC Veterinary Research

The response of colonic mucosa-associated microbiota composition, mucosal immune homeostasis, and barrier function to early-life galactooligosaccharides intervention in suckling piglets – Jue Wang – Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Techniques

Microbiome characterization by high-throughput transfer RNA sequencing and modification analysis – Michael H. Schwartz – Nature Communications

Simple statistical identification and removal of contaminant sequences in marker-gene and metagenomics data – Nicole M. Davis – Microbiome

Multiomics modeling of the immunome, transcriptome, microbiome, proteome and metabolome adaptations during human pregnancy – Mohammad Sajjad Ghaemi – Bioinformatics

Introducing THOR, a model microbiome for genetic dissection of community behavior – Gabriel L. Lozano – BioRxiv

Microbes in the news

Prebiotics Benefit the Gut Microbiome of Both Children and Adults – Market watch

Non-microbiology picks

Technologies to address antimicrobial resistance – Stephen J. Baker – PNAS

December 17, 2018

Have a good Monday! Today a very brief digest with remarkable articles about: Melanoma-related changes in skin microbiome, the use of microbiome to treat obesity, connections between Parkinson’s disease and microbiome, Asthma and more!

 

Human and General Microbiome

Insular Resting State Functional Connectivity is Associated with Gut Microbiota Diversity – Kaylah Curtis – European Journal of Neuroscience

Mini-Review: Gut microbiome approaches to treat obesity in humans – Fernanda Bianchi – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Melanoma-related changes in skin microbiome – Jakub Mrázek – Folia Microbiologica

Role of TLR4 in the gut-brain axis in Parkinson’s disease: a translational study from men to mice – Paula Perez-Pardo – Gut (BMJ)

Bi-directional drug-microbiome interactions of anti-diabetics – Andrew Whang – EBioMedicine

Gut microbiota-dependent trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO) shows a U-shaped association with mortality but not with recurrent venous thromboembolism – Martin F. Reiner – Thrombosis Research

The Microbiome in Asthma: Role in pathogenesis, phenotype, and response to treatment – Ariangela J. Kozik – Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Modulating the Microbiome: The Future of Allergy Therapeutics? – Christina E. Ciaccio – Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Microbial patterns in patients with histamine intolerance – M. Schink – Journal Of Physiology And Pharmacology

Towards quantitative microbiome community profiling using internal standards – Yajuan Lin – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Galactose impacts the size and intracellular composition of the asaccharolytic oral pathobiont Porphyromonas gingivalis – Zachary D. Moye – Applied and Environmental Microbiology

 

Functional Compounds

Regulatory Efficacy of Spirulina platensis Protease Hydrolyzate on Lipid Metabolism and Gut Microbiota in High-Fat Diet-Fed Rats – Pengpeng Hua – International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Soluble xyloglucan generates bigger bacterial community shifts than pectic polymers during in vitro fecal fermentation – Thaisa Moro Cantu-Jungles – Carbohydrate Polymers

Dendrobium huoshanense polysaccharide regionally regulates intestinal mucosal barrier function and intestinal microbiota in mice – Song-Zi Xie – Carbohydrate Polymers

Evodiamine prevents dextran sulfate sodium-induced murine experimental colitis via the regulation of NF-κB and NLRP3 inflammasome – Peng Shen – Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy

November 13, 2018

Today’s Digest features several soil and environmental microbiome papers, including the effect of fire on soil ecosystems, insights into the freshwater microbiome associated with the world’s largest mining disaster, applications of soils in forensics, and chemical leaching from LCD screens due to synergistic bacteria. Plus, check out some animal work in marine invertebrates (Sea stars and Ascidians) as well as minks, flying squirrels, and bees!

Pregnancy and early life
The profile of human milk metabolome, cytokines and antibodies in inflammatory bowel diseases versus healthy mothers and potential impact on the newborn – Xuanyi Meng -Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis

Human multi-site microbiome
Shared gut, but distinct oral microbiota composition in primary Sjögren’s syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus – Taco A. van der Meulen – Journal of Autoimmunity

Urine Bacteria-Derived Extracellular Vesicles and Allergic Airway Diseases in Children – Mona Samra – International Archives of Allergy and Immunology

Review: Repertoire of bacterial species cultured from the human oral cavity and respiratory tract – Maxime DM Fonkou – Future Microbiology

Gut-brain axis
Schizophrenia and gut-flora related epigenetic factors – Chuanjun Zhuo – Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry

The structure of resilience in irritable bowel syndrome and its improvement through hypnotherapy: Cross-sectional and prospective longitudinal data – Johannes Peter – PLOS One

Fermented foods, the gut and mental health: a mechanistic overview with implications for depression and anxiety – Hajara Aslam – Nutritional Neuroscience

Chronic alcohol exposure induced gut microbiota dysbiosis and its correlations with neuropsychic behaviors and brain BDNF/Gabra1 changes in mice – Zheng Xu – Biofactors

Microbial treatment: the potential application for Parkinson’s disease – Xin Fang – Neurological Sciences

Multiple Sclerosis-Associated Changes in the Composition and Immune Functions of Spore-Forming Bacteria. – Egle Cekanaviciute – mSystems

Human gut microbiome
The effect of drinking water pH on the human gut microbiota and glucose regulation: results of a randomized controlled cross-over intervention – Tue H. Hansen – Scientific Reports

Composition of gut microbiota and its association with body mass index and lifestyle factors in a cohort of 7–18 years old children from the American Gut Project – Jinbing Bai – Pediatric Obesity

Long-term impact of oral vancomycin, ciprofloxacin and metronidazole on the gut microbiota in healthy humans. – Bastiaan W Haak – Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Helicobacter pylori Infection: New Facts in Clinical Management. – Peter Malfertheiner – Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology

Animal experiments
The protective effects of fecal microbiota transplantation in an experimental model of necrotizing enterocolitis – Christian Prado – Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Intestinal Snakeskin Limits Microbial Dysbiosis during Aging and Promotes Longevity – Anna M. Salazar – iScience

Animal microbiome
Microbiome shifts with onset and progression of Sea Star Wasting Disease revealed through time course sampling – Melanie M. Lloyd – Scientific Reports

Core and Dynamic Microbial Communities of Two Invasive Ascidians: Can Host–Symbiont Dynamics Plasticity Affect Invasion Capacity?– Hila Dror – Microbial Ecology

Fecal bacterial microbiota of Canadian commercial mink (Neovison vison): Yearly, life stage, and seasonal comparisons – Nicole R. Compo – PLOS One

Variations in Gut Microbiota of Siberian Flying Squirrels Correspond to Seasonal Phenological Changes in Their Hokkaido Subarctic Forest Ecosystem – Po-Yu Liu – Microbial Ecology

Influence of Feeding Type and Nosema ceranae Infection on the Gut Microbiota of Apis cerana Workers – Shao K. Huang – mSystems

Host selectively contributes to shaping intestinal microbiota of carnivorous and omnivorous fish – Kristian Daly – The Journal of General and Applied Microbiology

Plant, root, and soil microbiome
Fire modulates ecosystem functioning through the phylogenetic structure of soil bacterial communities – Eduardo Pérez-Valera – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Assessment of soil microbial communities involved in cellulose utilization at two contrasting Alpine forest sites – José A. Siles – Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Experimental Testing of Dispersal Limitation in Soil Bacterial Communities with a Propagule Addition Approach – Fen-Guo Zhang – Microbial Ecology

Influence of different biological control agents and compost on total and nitrification driven microbial communities at rhizosphere and soil level in a lettuce – Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lactucae pathosystem – Maria Alexandra Cucu – Journal of Applied Microbiology

Assessment of 16S rRNA gene primers for studying bacterial community structure and function of aging flue-cured tobaccos. – Fan Wang – AMB Express

Changes in bacterial diversity and catabolic gene abundance during the removal of dimethylphenol isomers in laboratory-scale constructed wetlands. – Mónica A. Vásquez Piñeros – Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

Abiotic factors determine functional outcomes of microbial inoculation of soils from a metal contaminated brownfield – Jay Prakash Singh – Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

Applying microbial biogeography in soil forensics – Habteab Habtom – Forensic Science International: Genetics

eDNA metabarcoding supporting community assessment of environmental stressor in a field-based sediment microcosm study – Jianghua Yang – Environmental Science and Technology

Water and extremophile microbiome
Analysis of the diversity of aerobic, thermophilic endospore-forming bacteria in two Algerian hot springs using cultural and non-cultural methods – Mohamed Amine Gomri – Annals of Microbiology

Anaerobic biological treatment of industrial saline wastewater: Fixed bed Reactor performance and analysis of the microbial community structure and abundance – Mariem Jeddi – Environmental Technology

Microbiome triggered transformations of trace organic chemicals in the presence of effluent organic matter in managed aquifer recharge (MAR) systems – Karin Hellauer – Environmental Science and Technology

Insights on the freshwater microbiomes metabolic changes associated with the world’s largest mining disaster – Marcelle C. Cordeiro – Science of the Total Environment

Microbial Functional Responses to Cholesterol Catabolism in Denitrifying Sludge – Sean Ting-Shyang Wei – mSystems

Built environment
Leaching of indium from end-of-life LCD panels via catalysis by synergistic microbial communities – Yaling Xie – Science of the Total Environment

Probiotics/Prebiotics
Probiotic and synbiotic therapy in the critically ill: State of the art – James M. Davison – Nutrition

Butyrate Producers as Potential Next-Generation Probiotics: Safety Assessment of the Administration of Butyricicoccus pullicaecorum to Healthy Volunteers. – Leen Boesmans – mSystems

Divergent short-chain fatty acid production and succession of colonic microbiota arise in fermentation of variously-sized wheat bran fractions – Yunus E. Tuncil – Scientific Reports

Bioinformatics
Machine Learning Reveals Missing Edges and Putative Interaction Mechanisms in Microbial Ecosystem Networks – Demetrius DiMucci – mSystems

Techniques
A tridecaptin-based fluorescent probe for differential staining of Gram-negative bacteria. – Wei Wang – Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

High-Throughput Miniaturized 16S rRNA Amplicon Library Preparation Reduces Costs while Preserving Microbiome Integrity – Jeremiah J. Minich – mSystems

Book Chapter: Activity-Based Protein Profiling—Enabling Multimodal Functional Studies of Microbial Communities – Christopher Whidbey – Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology

November 10, 2018

Human and General Microbiome

Review: Clinical Application and Potential of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation – R.E. Ooijevaar – Annual Review of Medicine

Editorial: A novel treatment for patients with constipation: Dawn of a new age for translational microbiome research? – Ayesha Shah – Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

Research Highlight: Of ethnicity, environment, and microbiota – Sundararajan Jayaraman – Cellular & Molecular Immunology

Minireview: Metabolic and Microbiota Measures as Peripheral Biomarkers in Major Depressive Disorder – Rachael Horne – Frontiers in Psychiatry

Case Report: Hirschsprung’s Associated Enterocolitis (HAEC) Personalized Treatment with Probiotics Based on Gene Sequencing Analysis of the Fecal Microbiome – Georg Singer – Case Reports in Pediatrics

News and Views: Rules of engagement in the gut microbiome – Elze Rackaityte – Nature Medicine

Preview: When Soluble Fibers Meet Hepatocellular Carcinoma: The Dark Side of Fermentation – Suchira Gallage – Cell Metabolism

Preview: A Microbiota Assimilation – Justin Sonnenburg – Cell Metabolism

Fecal microbiota transplantation: restoring the injured microbiome after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation – Zachariah DeFilipp – Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Studies of nonhuman primates: key sources of data on zoonoses and microbiota – B.Davoust – New Microbes and New Infections

Exploring Interactions between the Gut Microbiota and Social Behavior through Nutrition –  Cristian Pasquaretta – Genes

Gut Microbial and Metabolic Responses to Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium and Candida albicans – Jennifer R. Bratburd – mBio

A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial showing rifaximin to improve constipation by reducing methane production and accelerating colon transit: A pilot study – Uday C. Ghoshal – Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

Zinc Deficiency and the Recurrence of Clostridium difficile Infection after Fecal Microbiota Transplant: A Retrospective Cohort Study – Blake A. Niccum – Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism

Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection: Risk Factors, Treatment, and Prevention – Jung Hoon Song – Gut and Liver

Profiles and Perspectives: Mitochondrial dysfunction and gut microbiota imbalance: An intriguing relationship in chronic kidney disease – Denise Mafra – Mitochondrion

Cervicovaginal Fungi and Bacteria Associated With Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia and High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Infections in a Hispanic Population – Filipa Godoy-Vitorino – Frontiers in Microbiology

Cigarette Smoking Modulation of Saliva Microbial Composition and Cytokine Levels – Mary Rodríguez-Rabassa – International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Minireview: Human bacterial repertoire of the urinary tract: a potential paradigm shift – Aurélie Morand – Journal of Clinical Microbiology

Review: Role of gut microbiota in intestinal wound healing and barrier function – Ashfaqul Alam – Tissue Barriers

Initial microbial community of the neonatal stomach immediately after birth – Sarah Bajorek – Gut Microbes

The Role of Diet, Micronutrients and the Gut Microbiota in Age-Related Macular Degeneration: New Perspectives from the Gut⁻Retina Axis – Emanuele Rinninella – Nutrients

Review: Candida Interactions with the Oral Bacterial Microbiota – Daniel Montelongo-Jauregui – Journal of Fungi

Microbial Community Dynamics in Mother’s Milk and Infant’s Mouth and Gut in Moderately Preterm Infants – Elena Biagi – Frontiers in Microbiology

First Insights into the Gut Microbiota of Mexican Patients with Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity – Jose F. Garcia-Mazcorro – Nutrients

Dietary Exposure to the Environmental Chemical, PFOS on the Diversity of Gut Microbiota, Associated With the Development of Metabolic Syndrome – Keng Po Lai – Frontiers in Microbiology

 

Death Microbiome

Trace Evidence Potential in Postmortem Skin Microbiomes: From Death Scene to Morgue – Whitney A. Kodama – Journal of Forensic Sciences

 

Animal Microbiome / Animal Experiments

Review: Chicken Gut Microbiota: Importance and Detection Technology –  Yue Shang – Frontiers in Veterinary Sciences

Predator odor exposure in early adolescence influences the effects of the bacterial product, propionic acid, on anxiety, sensorimotor gating, and acoustic startle response in male rats in later adolescence and adulthood – Deanne Tak On Wah – Physiology & Behavior

Pharmacological Activation of PXR and CAR Down-regulates Distinct Bile Acid-metabolizing Intestinal Bacteria and Alters Bile Acid Homeostasis – Joseph L Dempsey – Toxicological Sciences

Protective effects of ghrelin on fasting-induced muscle atrophy in aging mice – Chia-Shan Wu – The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

The carbamate aldicarb altered the gut microbiome, metabolome and lipidome of C57BL/6J mice – Bei Gao – Chemical Research in Toxicology

Differential effects of coconut versus soy oil on gut microbiota composition and predicted metabolic function in adult mice – Vania Patrone – BMC Genomics

Pharmaceutical Impact of Houttuynia Cordata and Metformin Combination on High-Fat-Diet-Induced Metabolic Disorders: Link to Intestinal Microbiota and Metabolic Endotoxemia – Jing-Hua Wang – Frontiers in Endocrinology

Maternal High-Fat Diet Programs Offspring Liver Steatosis in a Sexually Dimorphic Manner in Association with Changes in Gut Microbial Ecology in Mice – Umesh D. Wankhade – Scientific Reports

Endotoxemia by Porphyromonas gingivalis Injection Aggravates Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Disrupts Glucose/Lipid Metabolism, and Alters Gut Microbiota in Mice – Naoki Sasaki –  Frontiers in Microbiology

Effect of Grifola frondosa 95% ethanol extract on lipid metabolism and gut microbiota composition in high-fat diet-fed rats – Yu-Yang Pan – Food & Function

Reduction in butyrate-producing Lachnospiraceae contributes to stress-induced visceral hypersensitivity in rats – Jindong Zhang – Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

 

Beneficial Compounds and Probiotics

Review: Potential Prebiotic Properties of Nuts and Edible Seeds and Their Relationship to Obesity – Clara S. A. Sugizaki – Nutrients

Review: Resveratrol, Metabolic Syndrome, and Gut Microbiota – Alice Chaplin – Nutrients

Isolation and Characterization of Potentially Probiotic Bacterial Strains from Mice: Proof of Concept for Personalized Probiotics – Larissa S. Celiberto – Nutrients

Two alkaline motifs in the Lactobacillus salivarius Lv72 OppA surface are important to its adhesin function – C. Martín – Beneficial Microbes

 

Protocols

Book Chapter: Activity-Based Protein Profiling-Enabling Multimodal Functional Studies of Microbial Communities – Christopher Whidbey – Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology

 

Bioinformatics

Improving the Inference of Co-occurrence Networks in the Bovine Rumen Microbiome – Huiru Zheng – IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

 

Food and Nutritional Microbiome

Microbiomes Associated With Foods From Plant and Animal Sources – Karen G. Jarvis – Frontiers in Microbiology

Fecal microbiota responses to bran particles are specific to cereal type and in vitro digestion methods that mimic upper gastrointestinal tract passage – Yunus Emre Tuncil – Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Gut carbohydrate inhibits GIP secretion via a microbiota/SCFA/FFAR3 pathway – : Eun-Young Lee – Journal of Endocrinology

Review: Human Breast Milk Bacteriome in Health and Disease – Anna Ojo-Okunola – Nutrients

Relative Validity and Reproducibility of a Food Frequency Questionnaire to Assess Nutrients and Food Groups of Relevance to the Gut Microbiota in Young Children – Claudia Leong – Nutrients

 

Other

Surface Exposure and Packing of Lipoproteins into Outer Membrane Vesicles Are Coupled Processes in Bacteroides – Ezequiel Valguarnera – mSphere

The Transferable Resistome of Produce – Khald Blau – mBio